Patient Education

Below are important steps for patients and their families to take prior to going home from hospital.

Step 1- review a printed version of the handout

Step 2- watch the 2 discharge videos

Step 3- watch the applicable complication videos

Step 1- Patient Care Handout

Click the image below to open/print.

Step 2- Discharge Videos

These 2 videos are important for anyone who has (or wants to learn about) cirrhosis. They cover the basics of common complications, self-management and what to watch for.

What is cirrhosis

Living with cirrhosis

 

Step 3- Complication Videos

These 3 videos include more information about common cirrhosis complications.

Ascites and Pleural effusion

Hepatic encephalopathy

Varices